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About The Oregon statesman. (Salem, Or.) 1916-1980 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 28, 1921)
The Statesman PiMishinsf Co,
NOW FOR THE FREE PONIES
The' Statesman Publishing Co. (publishers of The 'Pacific Homestead,
The Dally Oregon Statesman, JThe Semi-Weekly Statesman, and the North
west Poultry Journal) has divided to announce a great Shetland Pony
Competition for boys and girlis.
(Think of it I Four hantlsome and valuable ponies and outfits and
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cash prizes vo do awaraea 10 iaur proua ana nappy Doys or gins just ai me
dawn of summer, when ' boys, girls and ponies love to. roam around and
enjoy one anothers company.' Just at a time when you can turn your
pony out to graze on a nearby piece of land and it will cost you nothing
to feed Jiim., Admirers: of thej lovely little Shetlands will .no doubt hail
with delight the announcement j of such sensational prizes as four valuable
ponies and driving putfjts part teularly when it is understood that if for
anv reason' a txmv is not won a cash commission will be naid on all sub-
, scriptions received from active candidates. Could anything be fairer or
; more reasonable? , JBoys and girs have everything to gain and absolutely
nothing to lose, , Over one hundred boys and girls have already secured
; ponies arid outfits by, employing their spare moments and never lost a
day at school. V!ia " J . i
A f ft DUKE, HARNESS AND BUGGY
Cash' Prize Option
a candidate preiers a cash prize to a pony
prize he will be awarded a cash prize on the
following basis: ' . '
First Prize . V . . ($200.00
nd Prize ... $13500
Third Prize . . . . $100.00
Fourth Prize . . 80.00
JACK FROST, HARNESS AND BUGGY
A pretty prancing pony,
The greatest of chums for a boy,
A real sweetheart for a girlie
To win one, oh, think of the joy !
The Statesman Publishing Co. does not ask the boys and girls
to canvass for subscriptions and then take chances on getting a
reward for their efforts. In this Pony Contest The Statesman
agrees to pay each hoy or girl who participates in this contest a
cash commission of 10 per cent on each subscription he or she
secures. Candidates are not entering a game of chance for all will
DOLLY GRAY, SADDLE AND BRIDLE
Such elaborate prizes and cash commissions are most exceptional and
with such an opportunity available it behooves every lover of the beautiful
little Shetlands to take advantage of a plan to win a real live pony all for
his or her very own. . , x s v
A glance at the prizes and the immense value of these rewards will
no doubt cause each thinking: boy and girl to realize the great big returns ,
they can make by employing their spare moments to the business of sub- -scription
getting idle minutes that otherwise would be wasted. In other
words, make your spare moments pay big dividends, 1 , ; , j i
We do not ask you to spend your time getting subscriptions and then
take a chance on a reward; candidates are not entering a game of chance"
for all active candidates will be rewarded. t ; - ' ' - '
The vote schedule is so arranged as to put all candidates on an equal
basis. . , ; : :v v - A'"
It costs nothing to be a candidate and a little effort in your spare
time for the few weeks this contest is running may win for you one of
these famous ponies and. outfits. , . ' 4
The best opportunity of your lifetime to get one of these greatest of
all childhood companions is at hand today grasp it by filling out the -v
nomination blank on this page, and send it to the Pony Contest Editor and ;
be one of the boys and girls to have for your very own a pony and outfit 1
to keep and enjoy as long as you like.
CONTEST CLOSES FEBRUARY 25, 1922
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TOM THUMB, HARNESS AND CART
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Pony Contest Editor, v V v
Statesman Publishing Co., rx
Salem, Oregon. .
Pease register my name as a contestant
in The Pony Contest and credit me with
5000 votes. I have read the rules of the
contest and agree to same. , K
Contestants Name ... . . . . . :;
Address v. . . . . . . .-. . .v, v. ..
This blank properly filed out brings you further information '
and supplies by return mail. . .
The greatest dishibution of Shetland Ponies ever announced in Oregon